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Is Your Long-Term Care Exposure a Broader Danger Than Ebola or Terrorism?

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Americans concerned about terrorism and Ebola should be aware of a much more likely, though less scary, development: one day needing long-term care. ‘The risk is great and too many ignore it,’ says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning.

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Four Seasons Leads in Significant Percentage of Hospice Patients in Mountain Area Counties

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life, a respected hospice and palliative care provider, again leads the state and Mountain Area counties for its significant percentage of patients served at their end of life through its hospice services and programs.

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Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Advances Community Partnerships for Successful Aging Initiative

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Increasing numbers of western North Carolina’s senior citizens will now be safe at home thanks to Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., or COA, and its newest community partners, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch.

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Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Pardee co-host ‘Introduction to Palliative Care 101′ in Hendersonville

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Western North Carolina residents who wish to learn more about compassionate care during serious illness are invited to attend an event co-hosted by Four Seasons Compassion for Life and Pardee Hospital. The Lunch and Learn, ‘Introduction to Palliative Care 101,’ will be noon Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at the Pardee Signature Care Clinic in Blue Ridge Mall.

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The Prospect of ‘Empowered Living’ Could Motivate Millions to Plan for Long Term Care, ACSIA Partners Says

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today ACSIA Partners introduces the concept of ‘empowered living,’ an idea they hope will catch on to help solve a big national problem: lack of planning for long term care.

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Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. Celebrates 50th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, August 23

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. ‘Celebrates 50 Years’ with a gala Saturday, August 23, from 6:30-10 p.m. Since 1964, Council on Aging’s senior-centered support remains respected for its leadership and commitment to quality of life for aging adults and their care givers. Today, the agency’s services remain relevant and popular, serving a growing number of Buncombe County residents.

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National LTC Network Celebrates 20 Years of Excellence in Long Term Care Insurance

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 1994, seven long term care insurance experts joined forces and started a new company. Their goal: to help more families protect themselves against the financial and emotional costs of an uninsured long term care need. Today, the National LTC Network (The Network) is comprised of over two dozen firms.

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Four Seasons to Receive $9.5 million to Pilot Medicare Reform through Innovative Community Palliative Care Model

FLAT ROCK, N.C., May 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life today was notified they are the prospective recipients of a $9,596,123 grant award from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, a program of the federal Department of Health and Human Services. The non-profit agency emerges as the sole hospice and palliative care provider nationwide chosen to implement health care reform over a three year period through its innovative community care model designed to deliver better care outcomes and lower costs.

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K. Gabriel Heiser, author of ‘Medicaid Secrets’ book, interviewed for podcast

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney K. Gabriel Heiser, author of the best-selling book ‘How to Protect Your Family’s Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs: Medicaid Secrets’ (ISBN: 978-0979080197), was recently interviewed for a podcast on the Caregiving Strategies website.

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Creative Spirit of Edith Hopper Guthrie Inspires Gift Helping Four Seasons Ensure Quality Experiences for Families, Clients

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., May 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Edith Hopper Guthrie, 94, left this world for the next, she also left behind a legacy for family and friends that will be long-remembered, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock. Inspired by her mother’s creative, hard-working example, Carol Heilman, her husband, Bob, son David, of Charleston, S.C., daughter, Sarah Burghardt, of Fairfield, Calif., and those closest to her decided to show how much they care.

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Who Can You Trust? Long-Term Care Leader Offers Four Tips for Vetting Agents Online

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re in the market for long term care insurance, you might go to your browser and search for long term care insurance or long term care quotes. That’s fine as far as it goes, according to LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), a leading national long-term care insurance solutions agency.

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Right at Home Dayton Partners with ClearCare to Bring Revolutionary Homecare Management Technology to Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio, April 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Right at Home – Dayton announced today that they are partnering with ClearCare to implement new technology that aims to help local seniors live independently as long as possible. The ClearCare technology is revolutionizing the home care industry and Right at Home-Dayton is the first established company in the Miami Valley to provide it to its clients and staff.

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Home Alone? For Our Aging Population and Families – It’s No Laughing Matter

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beau Brothers, founder of Sitters Etc. knows firsthand that children of aging parents live with a certain dread. They often jump when their phone rings late at night, or when they recognize the phone number or area code as originating from where their elderly loved one lives.

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Right at Home Dayton Keeps the Loves of a Lifetime Together

DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With Valentine’s Day approaching, our thoughts turn to lovers, yet no love is more enduring than the love that has lasted a lifetime. After spending a lifetime together, couples that have been separated by the chasm of the nursing home suffer the serious medical consequences of a literal broken heart. For nearly a decade, Right at Home – Dayton In-Home Care and Assistance has been keeping these loves together in their homes, supporting each other and spending time together, sometimes the last precious moments of their lives.

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New Answer to America’s Long-Term Care Crisis: LTC Insurance and Beyond

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nearly 70 percent of Americans over 65 will need long-term care services at some point, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. That includes the majority of Baby Boomers, 78 million strong, now moving into their retirement years. Yet only a small percentage are protected by long-term care insurance. Estimates range from 8 percent to 10 percent for adults 55 and older. For this reason, LTC Financial Partners, LLC announces their LTC Solutions campaign, which is a simple answer to a big, seemingly intractable problem.

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Angie’s List Awards Medical Care Alert the Super Service Award for 2nd Consecutive Year

NOVI, Mich., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical Care Alert has earned the 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award for the second year in a row, in recognition of superior customer service. This recognition is awarded only to the top 5 percent of all companies rated on Angie’s List with an overall ‘A’ rating and consistently high marks from subscribers.

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Career and Life Coach Sue Koch and Three Squares Coaching and Consulting deliver 4th annual ‘January Jumpstart: Creating Goals that Matter’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sue Koch, founder of Three Squares Coaching and Consulting, a Los Angeles Career and Life Coaching Company, will lead a complimentary tele-class to introduce callers to her popular six-week goal setting course ‘January Jumpstart: Creating Goals that Matter.’ The call takes place January 14, 2014, at 6 p.m. Pacific time.

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Four Seasons Compassion for Life Meets the Emerging Needs of Buncombe, western North Carolina’s Aging Population in the 2014 New Year

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As celebrants welcome the 2014 New Year, a retrospective look at 2013 shows that the aging of western North Carolina’s population, together with retirement relocations, has resulted in a rise in the numbers of individuals who may need specialized care during serious illness or at end of life, according to Four Seasons Compassion for Life.

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Four Seasons CEO Shares Five Common Ways Families Know When it’s Time to Ask for Care Assistance for Aging Loved Ones

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Jan. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the holiday season draws to a close and families return home to resume work and school, the days following Christmas are frequently a time when the question of how to cope with an aging loved one’s long term illness is no longer a concern for the future. ‘January is often the time when family members reassess the amount and quality of care they can give, versus what Grandma or Grandpa needs,’ says Chris Comeaux, Four Seasons Compassion for Life.

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LegacyGRAM Helps to Save Your Life’s Stories and Share Them with Loved Ones, Even After You’re Gone

OLDSMAR, Fla., Dec. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LegacyGRAM allows users to record their most-treasured family stories, share them with their loved ones, and set them to be released now, or even after they’ve passed away. The website prompts users with intuitive questions that jog your memory about the important events in your life.

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Right at Home Dayton honors caregivers during National Caregivers Appreciation Month

DAYTON, Ohio, Nov. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — November is National Caregivers Appreciation Month; and Right at Home Dayton In-Home Care and Assistance is making sure their experienced and well-trained caregivers are recognized for their dedication and compassion. National Caregiver Appreciation Month aims to acknowledge those who dedicate their time to caring for others.

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Leading Advisors Promote November as Long-Term Care Month in Seven Different Ways

NAPLES, Fla., Nov. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long-term care experts across America are giving a boost to seven awareness campaigns that seek to join Thanksgiving at this month’s table of caring. The experts are state-certified agents with LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America’s largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

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Industry Leader Broadens Focus from Long-Term Care Insurance to Long-Term Care Solutions, Responding to Changing Consumer and Business Needs

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wondering if you should get long-term care insurance? Or if you can qualify? Or afford it? Stop worrying, advises LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America’s largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies. Today the company announces a bold shift from its traditional focus on LTC insurance to a broad, balanced focus on multiple ways to pay for care.

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Kickstarter Project ‘Smile, You’re Living Longer’ Features Cartoon Signposts to Better Lifespans, Not Just Lengthier Ones

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Oct. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today EraNova Institute announces a Kickstarter crowdfunding project, ‘Smile, You’re Living Longer!’ When completed, it will be an eBook of Long-Term Health CareToons(TM) that clarify life-improving choices for today’s longer-living seniors and working-age adults.

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Four Seasons Receives HRSA Grant Expanding Hospice and Palliative Care in Eight WNC Counties

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rural and medically underserved populations of eight western North Carolina counties will now have improved end of life care, thanks to a model education and training program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life.

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Numbers of Buncombe, Western North Carolina Residents Living with Serious Illness on the Rise, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Carolina area services, options and support result in relocation of patients in need of long-term care options, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life. Fewer than 15 minutes: That’s how long it took for a Virginia neurologist to tell Karen Zimmerman, then 51, a member of the Board of Directors of the National Alzheimer’s Association, the results of her medical tests.

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Janet Bull, Chief Medical Officer of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, is a Nominee for Top 25 Visionaries in the Field

FLAT ROCK, N.C., July 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Janet Bull, M.D., chief medical officer of Four Seasons Compassion For Life, is a nominee for American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine’s list of top 25 visionaries in the field.

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Now Everyone Can Plan for Long-Term Care; Updated ‘3in4′ Guide Offers Overview of Product and Living Options, Fitting All Situations

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the publication of a comprehensive, updated guidebook makes clear that long-term care (LTC) planning has moved well beyond traditional insurance, Medicaid, and nursing-home care. The newly revised guide, ‘3in4 Need More: Long Term Care Planning TODAY,’ succinctly describes more than half a dozen government or private financial options. The 36-page publication is offered free by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), under a non-exclusive distribution agreement with the 3in4 Association, the publishers.

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With Dementia Cases and Care Costs Set to Double by 2040, LTC Financial Partners Offers Long-Term Care ‘Solution Set’ for Affected Families

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), announces a five-part ‘solution set’ for Americans facing a growing problem: how to cope when Mom, Dad or another family member succumbs to dementia, which includes Alzheimer’s disease.

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